In this course, participants will be able to:
- Reflect upon the various roles adults can take to support or inhibit children’s outdoor play experiences.
- Examine the connections that can be made between outdoor play and learning, considering higher-order thinking process, creative and critical thinking, as well as skill development and dispositions to the outdoors.
- Examine the role of adults in sustaining and extending outdoor play experiences.
- Describe how the provision of time, space and materials can influence the quality of children’s outdoor play experiences.
- Analyze the cycle of action research and consider how the process can enhance children’s outdoor play experiences when changes are made to practice.
Examine a conceptualization of continuous professional learning and relate to the roles of mentors and critical friends.
- Internet Connection
- Speakers with Volume “ON”